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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
February 25, 2003

FACELIFT FOR GMC: The State cabinet approved the construction of a medicine
block, library and an auditorium with landscaping and parking facilities at
the Goa Medical College Hospital Complex, Bambolim. These infrastructural
facilities are in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the Medical
Council of India in view of the minimum requirements for 100 MBBS seats
annually in GMC. (GT)

FISHING BAN VIOLATION: The registration licences of 35 fishing vessels have
been suspended for a period of one month and hefty fines imposed for
blatant violations of the ban on fishing imposed during the monsoon season
last year. (H)

WOMAN SETS HERSELF ABLAZE: Mumtaj Bi, a 23-year-old housewife from
Zopadpatti-Baina, allegedly attempted to commit suicide on Sunday (Feb 23)
night, by setting herself ablaze, when her husband came home drunk. (H)

VANESSA IS QUEEN MOMO: The Panaji Carnival Committee and the Directorate of
Tourism, besides presenting King Momo's float, will also present Queen
Momo's float at the parade on 1 March in Panaji. This year, the Queen Momo
will be 19-year-old Miss Vanessa Rodrigues, a Polytechnic student, from
Candolim. (GT)

VASCO CARNIVAL: The Vasco Carnival Committee and the Department of Tourism
will organise a four-day carnival programme. The grand float parade will be
held at 4 pm on March 3. (H)

MAN COMMITS SUICIDE: Prabhakar Gaonkar, a 45-year-old male servant at
Vastawada-Curchorem, is believed to have committed suicide by hanging
himself to the roof of a cowshed on Sunday (Feb 23) night. (H)

"BUDGET WILL BE COMMON MAN-FRIENDLY": The State government will seek to
consolidate its various schemes during the ensuing financial year
2003-2004. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said attention would be paid to
strengthen the schemes already in force. Guidelines will also be issued to
various departments pertaining to their expenditure patterns through the
year, so as to ensure better flow of resources. (GT)

"RAMPONKARS" MISSING: two ramponkars (traditional fishermen)Socorro Correia
and Gabriel Fernandeswho had gone on a regular fishing trip on February 19
in canoe off the Baina beach in Vasco, have been reported missing. (H)

"DHIRIO" AT ORLIM: It was a cat and mouse game between the police and two
bull owners, who were hellbent on matching their bulls. On Sunday noon in
the village of Orlim (in Salcette), two bull owners decided to have
"dhirio". Public gathered, but as it was about to start, police made their
appearance. Discreetly word was passed to shift the venue. So the public
dispersed only to gather at the decided site, where too the police
appeared. The crowd again dispersed to gather at a third place to watch the
bulls goring each other, and this time the police had no clue about it. (GT)

MOTORCYCLE ROBBERS ARRESTED: Two persons, who had stolen two motorcycles
and sold them by preparing forged documents, have been arrested by the
Mapusa police. The culprits are Mainardo D'Souza of Assagao and Hemant
alias Shabi Chodankar of Carona, Aldona. (GT)

ALTERNATE ENERGY SOURCES: The former director of the Centre for Tropical
Marine Ecology, University of Bremen, Germany, Prof G Hempel, said the
governments around the globe should not fight for an access to the ocean
oil reserves, but exploit alternate energy sources generated from wind,
solar and so on. Prop Hempel was delivering the inaugural address of the
2-day international workshop on "Biogeochemical Processes in the Northern
Indian Ocean", at the National institute of Oceanography. He observed that
the rampant extraction of oil from the ocean bed has adversely affected the
processes regulating the biological driven marine carbon-dioxide uptake,
also known as "Biological Pump". (NT)

RE-ASSESSMENT OF HOUSE TAX: Loutulim Gram Sabha members demanded
re-assessment of the house tax at the meeting held on Sunday. They alleged
that the former panchayat secretary had failed to survey the houses before
assessing the same. The demand was put forward by Ismael Monteiro and
supported by Franky Monteiro, Blaze Brito and others. (GT)

RS.26.60 LAKH TO PROVIDE WATER: The villagers of Morpirla and Fatorpa
panchayats will be provided water with tankers to meet their minimum
drinking water requirement. The State government would spend Rs.26.60 lakh
merely to transport water through tankers to these villages from march 1,
sources said. (NT)

GOA HIT-RAKHAN MANCH RALLY: The Goa Hit-Rakhan Manch, which has committed
itself to safeguard the interest of the locals, particularly the youth in
the field of employment, will be holding its first general public rally at
Panjim on 27 Ferbuary. This was announced by the Manch spokesman Prashant
Naik at a press briefing. The Manch has given a call to all people to
attend the rally and show their support for the causes it has been
espousing. (GT)

SCIENCE FIESTA: Soap bubbles, star gazing, science and miracles show, and
exciting demonstration of paper plane models will be part of the three-day
festival at the Goa Science Centre, Miramar, from 26 to 28 February. The
"Science Fiesta 2003 is the result of a decision of several institutions to
showcase their efforts in developing the nation by co-hosing the show in a
big was as part of Science Day celebrations. (GT)

RESPECT FOR ALL RELIGIONS: Alban Couto, (Retd) IAS officer, said that the
need of the hour is the respect for all religions and added that one must
uphold the constitution for the peace and progress of the nation. He was
addressing a symposium on "Towards Peace, Progress and Salvation" organised
by Jammat-e-Islami Hind, Karnataka and Goa at Margao recently. (H)

S P O R T S

GOA POLICE STUN SPORTING: In a major upset, unfancied Goa Police Sports
Club shocked strong contenders Haywards 2000 Sporting Clube de Goa 2-1 to
enter the finals of the SFA Invitational inter Club soccer tournament, at
SFA grounds, Sanquelim. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Feb: Quepem: ADELIN D'SOUZA, mother of Succor, Velcy and velina.
24 Feb: St Inez: MARIA VICTORIA ESTROCIO, wife of late Manuel, mother
of Estella/Livino, Gregory/Anna, Maria Luiza/Minguel, Milagrina/Custodio,
Francis/Cecilia.
24 Feb: Guirim: CECILIA FERRAO, wife of late Caetano, mother of Bingo,
Martha/Anthony, Liberata, Sabina, Britta, Clara and Alexander.
23 Feb: Margao-Borda; RAUL ROQUE ANASTACIO NORONHA VALADARES, husband
of late Analia, father of Rachel and Rossana.
24 Feb: Caranzalem: RAMA PEREIRA, husband of Kamal, son of Rosario,
father of Khush, Santosh and Leena.
24 Feb: Chimbel: MARIANA CONCESSAO DE JESUS FERRAO E DESA, wife of late
Carmo, mother of Lizarda/Peter D'Souza, Fatima Desa, Marcella/Late JosephGomes.
24 Feb: Dare-es-Salaam: HELENA GOMES, mother of Hussan & Zeenat, sister
of Iggy (Arusha), Agnelo & Domnic (Tanga), Tony Gomes(UK), Anna & Carmina
(Tanga), Dorothy (Dar), Candy (UK) and Eliza (Canada). Smpathy can reach
the family through: Hassan 0744-600738 / e-mail: hakha10us at yahoo.com
andZeenat 0744-263332 / e-mail: afra_tz at yahoo.com

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.3 deg C (79.3 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 32.2 deg C, Humidity: 63% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: There was a slight mist in the morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, WE-GT=Weekender-Gomantak Times

Website: HTTP://www.goacom.com
Daily Goacom News Clippings also at: http://www.goacom.com/news
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Joel D'Souza
2003-02-25 03:30:39 UTC
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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
February 25, 2003

FACELIFT FOR GMC: The State cabinet approved the construction of a medicine
block, library and an auditorium with landscaping and parking facilities at
the Goa Medical College Hospital Complex, Bambolim. These infrastructural
facilities are in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the Medical
Council of India in view of the minimum requirements for 100 MBBS seats
annually in GMC. (GT)

FISHING BAN VIOLATION: The registration licences of 35 fishing vessels have
been suspended for a period of one month and hefty fines imposed for
blatant violations of the ban on fishing imposed during the monsoon season
last year. (H)

WOMAN SETS HERSELF ABLAZE: Mumtaj Bi, a 23-year-old housewife from
Zopadpatti-Baina, allegedly attempted to commit suicide on Sunday (Feb 23)
night, by setting herself ablaze, when her husband came home drunk. (H)

VANESSA IS QUEEN MOMO: The Panaji Carnival Committee and the Directorate of
Tourism, besides presenting King Momo's float, will also present Queen
Momo's float at the parade on 1 March in Panaji. This year, the Queen Momo
will be 19-year-old Miss Vanessa Rodrigues, a Polytechnic student, from
Candolim. (GT)

VASCO CARNIVAL: The Vasco Carnival Committee and the Department of Tourism
will organise a four-day carnival programme. The grand float parade will be
held at 4 pm on March 3. (H)

MAN COMMITS SUICIDE: Prabhakar Gaonkar, a 45-year-old male servant at
Vastawada-Curchorem, is believed to have committed suicide by hanging
himself to the roof of a cowshed on Sunday (Feb 23) night. (H)

"BUDGET WILL BE COMMON MAN-FRIENDLY": The State government will seek to
consolidate its various schemes during the ensuing financial year
2003-2004. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said attention would be paid to
strengthen the schemes already in force. Guidelines will also be issued to
various departments pertaining to their expenditure patterns through the
year, so as to ensure better flow of resources. (GT)

"RAMPONKARS" MISSING: two ramponkars (traditional fishermen)Socorro Correia
and Gabriel Fernandeswho had gone on a regular fishing trip on February 19
in canoe off the Baina beach in Vasco, have been reported missing. (H)

"DHIRIO" AT ORLIM: It was a cat and mouse game between the police and two
bull owners, who were hellbent on matching their bulls. On Sunday noon in
the village of Orlim (in Salcette), two bull owners decided to have
"dhirio". Public gathered, but as it was about to start, police made their
appearance. Discreetly word was passed to shift the venue. So the public
dispersed only to gather at the decided site, where too the police
appeared. The crowd again dispersed to gather at a third place to watch the
bulls goring each other, and this time the police had no clue about it. (GT)

MOTORCYCLE ROBBERS ARRESTED: Two persons, who had stolen two motorcycles
and sold them by preparing forged documents, have been arrested by the
Mapusa police. The culprits are Mainardo D'Souza of Assagao and Hemant
alias Shabi Chodankar of Carona, Aldona. (GT)

ALTERNATE ENERGY SOURCES: The former director of the Centre for Tropical
Marine Ecology, University of Bremen, Germany, Prof G Hempel, said the
governments around the globe should not fight for an access to the ocean
oil reserves, but exploit alternate energy sources generated from wind,
solar and so on. Prop Hempel was delivering the inaugural address of the
2-day international workshop on "Biogeochemical Processes in the Northern
Indian Ocean", at the National institute of Oceanography. He observed that
the rampant extraction of oil from the ocean bed has adversely affected the
processes regulating the biological driven marine carbon-dioxide uptake,
also known as "Biological Pump". (NT)

RE-ASSESSMENT OF HOUSE TAX: Loutulim Gram Sabha members demanded
re-assessment of the house tax at the meeting held on Sunday. They alleged
that the former panchayat secretary had failed to survey the houses before
assessing the same. The demand was put forward by Ismael Monteiro and
supported by Franky Monteiro, Blaze Brito and others. (GT)

RS.26.60 LAKH TO PROVIDE WATER: The villagers of Morpirla and Fatorpa
panchayats will be provided water with tankers to meet their minimum
drinking water requirement. The State government would spend Rs.26.60 lakh
merely to transport water through tankers to these villages from march 1,
sources said. (NT)

GOA HIT-RAKHAN MANCH RALLY: The Goa Hit-Rakhan Manch, which has committed
itself to safeguard the interest of the locals, particularly the youth in
the field of employment, will be holding its first general public rally at
Panjim on 27 Ferbuary. This was announced by the Manch spokesman Prashant
Naik at a press briefing. The Manch has given a call to all people to
attend the rally and show their support for the causes it has been
espousing. (GT)

SCIENCE FIESTA: Soap bubbles, star gazing, science and miracles show, and
exciting demonstration of paper plane models will be part of the three-day
festival at the Goa Science Centre, Miramar, from 26 to 28 February. The
"Science Fiesta 2003 is the result of a decision of several institutions to
showcase their efforts in developing the nation by co-hosing the show in a
big was as part of Science Day celebrations. (GT)

RESPECT FOR ALL RELIGIONS: Alban Couto, (Retd) IAS officer, said that the
need of the hour is the respect for all religions and added that one must
uphold the constitution for the peace and progress of the nation. He was
addressing a symposium on "Towards Peace, Progress and Salvation" organised
by Jammat-e-Islami Hind, Karnataka and Goa at Margao recently. (H)

S P O R T S

GOA POLICE STUN SPORTING: In a major upset, unfancied Goa Police Sports
Club shocked strong contenders Haywards 2000 Sporting Clube de Goa 2-1 to
enter the finals of the SFA Invitational inter Club soccer tournament, at
SFA grounds, Sanquelim. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Feb: Quepem: ADELIN D'SOUZA, mother of Succor, Velcy and velina.
24 Feb: St Inez: MARIA VICTORIA ESTROCIO, wife of late Manuel, mother
of Estella/Livino, Gregory/Anna, Maria Luiza/Minguel, Milagrina/Custodio,
Francis/Cecilia.
24 Feb: Guirim: CECILIA FERRAO, wife of late Caetano, mother of Bingo,
Martha/Anthony, Liberata, Sabina, Britta, Clara and Alexander.
23 Feb: Margao-Borda; RAUL ROQUE ANASTACIO NORONHA VALADARES, husband
of late Analia, father of Rachel and Rossana.
24 Feb: Caranzalem: RAMA PEREIRA, husband of Kamal, son of Rosario,
father of Khush, Santosh and Leena.
24 Feb: Chimbel: MARIANA CONCESSAO DE JESUS FERRAO E DESA, wife of late
Carmo, mother of Lizarda/Peter D'Souza, Fatima Desa, Marcella/Late JosephGomes.
24 Feb: Dare-es-Salaam: HELENA GOMES, mother of Hussan & Zeenat, sister
of Iggy (Arusha), Agnelo & Domnic (Tanga), Tony Gomes(UK), Anna & Carmina
(Tanga), Dorothy (Dar), Candy (UK) and Eliza (Canada). Smpathy can reach
the family through: Hassan 0744-600738 / e-mail: hakha10us at yahoo.com
andZeenat 0744-263332 / e-mail: afra_tz at yahoo.com

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.3 deg C (79.3 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 32.2 deg C, Humidity: 63% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: There was a slight mist in the morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, WE-GT=Weekender-Gomantak Times

Website: HTTP://www.goacom.com
Daily Goacom News Clippings also at: http://www.goacom.com/news
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Joel D'Souza
2003-02-25 03:30:39 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
February 25, 2003

FACELIFT FOR GMC: The State cabinet approved the construction of a medicine
block, library and an auditorium with landscaping and parking facilities at
the Goa Medical College Hospital Complex, Bambolim. These infrastructural
facilities are in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the Medical
Council of India in view of the minimum requirements for 100 MBBS seats
annually in GMC. (GT)

FISHING BAN VIOLATION: The registration licences of 35 fishing vessels have
been suspended for a period of one month and hefty fines imposed for
blatant violations of the ban on fishing imposed during the monsoon season
last year. (H)

WOMAN SETS HERSELF ABLAZE: Mumtaj Bi, a 23-year-old housewife from
Zopadpatti-Baina, allegedly attempted to commit suicide on Sunday (Feb 23)
night, by setting herself ablaze, when her husband came home drunk. (H)

VANESSA IS QUEEN MOMO: The Panaji Carnival Committee and the Directorate of
Tourism, besides presenting King Momo's float, will also present Queen
Momo's float at the parade on 1 March in Panaji. This year, the Queen Momo
will be 19-year-old Miss Vanessa Rodrigues, a Polytechnic student, from
Candolim. (GT)

VASCO CARNIVAL: The Vasco Carnival Committee and the Department of Tourism
will organise a four-day carnival programme. The grand float parade will be
held at 4 pm on March 3. (H)

MAN COMMITS SUICIDE: Prabhakar Gaonkar, a 45-year-old male servant at
Vastawada-Curchorem, is believed to have committed suicide by hanging
himself to the roof of a cowshed on Sunday (Feb 23) night. (H)

"BUDGET WILL BE COMMON MAN-FRIENDLY": The State government will seek to
consolidate its various schemes during the ensuing financial year
2003-2004. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said attention would be paid to
strengthen the schemes already in force. Guidelines will also be issued to
various departments pertaining to their expenditure patterns through the
year, so as to ensure better flow of resources. (GT)

"RAMPONKARS" MISSING: two ramponkars (traditional fishermen)Socorro Correia
and Gabriel Fernandeswho had gone on a regular fishing trip on February 19
in canoe off the Baina beach in Vasco, have been reported missing. (H)

"DHIRIO" AT ORLIM: It was a cat and mouse game between the police and two
bull owners, who were hellbent on matching their bulls. On Sunday noon in
the village of Orlim (in Salcette), two bull owners decided to have
"dhirio". Public gathered, but as it was about to start, police made their
appearance. Discreetly word was passed to shift the venue. So the public
dispersed only to gather at the decided site, where too the police
appeared. The crowd again dispersed to gather at a third place to watch the
bulls goring each other, and this time the police had no clue about it. (GT)

MOTORCYCLE ROBBERS ARRESTED: Two persons, who had stolen two motorcycles
and sold them by preparing forged documents, have been arrested by the
Mapusa police. The culprits are Mainardo D'Souza of Assagao and Hemant
alias Shabi Chodankar of Carona, Aldona. (GT)

ALTERNATE ENERGY SOURCES: The former director of the Centre for Tropical
Marine Ecology, University of Bremen, Germany, Prof G Hempel, said the
governments around the globe should not fight for an access to the ocean
oil reserves, but exploit alternate energy sources generated from wind,
solar and so on. Prop Hempel was delivering the inaugural address of the
2-day international workshop on "Biogeochemical Processes in the Northern
Indian Ocean", at the National institute of Oceanography. He observed that
the rampant extraction of oil from the ocean bed has adversely affected the
processes regulating the biological driven marine carbon-dioxide uptake,
also known as "Biological Pump". (NT)

RE-ASSESSMENT OF HOUSE TAX: Loutulim Gram Sabha members demanded
re-assessment of the house tax at the meeting held on Sunday. They alleged
that the former panchayat secretary had failed to survey the houses before
assessing the same. The demand was put forward by Ismael Monteiro and
supported by Franky Monteiro, Blaze Brito and others. (GT)

RS.26.60 LAKH TO PROVIDE WATER: The villagers of Morpirla and Fatorpa
panchayats will be provided water with tankers to meet their minimum
drinking water requirement. The State government would spend Rs.26.60 lakh
merely to transport water through tankers to these villages from march 1,
sources said. (NT)

GOA HIT-RAKHAN MANCH RALLY: The Goa Hit-Rakhan Manch, which has committed
itself to safeguard the interest of the locals, particularly the youth in
the field of employment, will be holding its first general public rally at
Panjim on 27 Ferbuary. This was announced by the Manch spokesman Prashant
Naik at a press briefing. The Manch has given a call to all people to
attend the rally and show their support for the causes it has been
espousing. (GT)

SCIENCE FIESTA: Soap bubbles, star gazing, science and miracles show, and
exciting demonstration of paper plane models will be part of the three-day
festival at the Goa Science Centre, Miramar, from 26 to 28 February. The
"Science Fiesta 2003 is the result of a decision of several institutions to
showcase their efforts in developing the nation by co-hosing the show in a
big was as part of Science Day celebrations. (GT)

RESPECT FOR ALL RELIGIONS: Alban Couto, (Retd) IAS officer, said that the
need of the hour is the respect for all religions and added that one must
uphold the constitution for the peace and progress of the nation. He was
addressing a symposium on "Towards Peace, Progress and Salvation" organised
by Jammat-e-Islami Hind, Karnataka and Goa at Margao recently. (H)

S P O R T S

GOA POLICE STUN SPORTING: In a major upset, unfancied Goa Police Sports
Club shocked strong contenders Haywards 2000 Sporting Clube de Goa 2-1 to
enter the finals of the SFA Invitational inter Club soccer tournament, at
SFA grounds, Sanquelim. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Feb: Quepem: ADELIN D'SOUZA, mother of Succor, Velcy and velina.
24 Feb: St Inez: MARIA VICTORIA ESTROCIO, wife of late Manuel, mother
of Estella/Livino, Gregory/Anna, Maria Luiza/Minguel, Milagrina/Custodio,
Francis/Cecilia.
24 Feb: Guirim: CECILIA FERRAO, wife of late Caetano, mother of Bingo,
Martha/Anthony, Liberata, Sabina, Britta, Clara and Alexander.
23 Feb: Margao-Borda; RAUL ROQUE ANASTACIO NORONHA VALADARES, husband
of late Analia, father of Rachel and Rossana.
24 Feb: Caranzalem: RAMA PEREIRA, husband of Kamal, son of Rosario,
father of Khush, Santosh and Leena.
24 Feb: Chimbel: MARIANA CONCESSAO DE JESUS FERRAO E DESA, wife of late
Carmo, mother of Lizarda/Peter D'Souza, Fatima Desa, Marcella/Late JosephGomes.
24 Feb: Dare-es-Salaam: HELENA GOMES, mother of Hussan & Zeenat, sister
of Iggy (Arusha), Agnelo & Domnic (Tanga), Tony Gomes(UK), Anna & Carmina
(Tanga), Dorothy (Dar), Candy (UK) and Eliza (Canada). Smpathy can reach
the family through: Hassan 0744-600738 / e-mail: hakha10us at yahoo.com
andZeenat 0744-263332 / e-mail: afra_tz at yahoo.com

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.3 deg C (79.3 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 32.2 deg C, Humidity: 63% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: There was a slight mist in the morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, WE-GT=Weekender-Gomantak Times

Website: HTTP://www.goacom.com
Daily Goacom News Clippings also at: http://www.goacom.com/news
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Joel D'Souza
2003-02-25 03:30:39 UTC
Permalink
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For more information/links, see http://goanet.netfirms.com
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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
February 25, 2003

FACELIFT FOR GMC: The State cabinet approved the construction of a medicine
block, library and an auditorium with landscaping and parking facilities at
the Goa Medical College Hospital Complex, Bambolim. These infrastructural
facilities are in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the Medical
Council of India in view of the minimum requirements for 100 MBBS seats
annually in GMC. (GT)

FISHING BAN VIOLATION: The registration licences of 35 fishing vessels have
been suspended for a period of one month and hefty fines imposed for
blatant violations of the ban on fishing imposed during the monsoon season
last year. (H)

WOMAN SETS HERSELF ABLAZE: Mumtaj Bi, a 23-year-old housewife from
Zopadpatti-Baina, allegedly attempted to commit suicide on Sunday (Feb 23)
night, by setting herself ablaze, when her husband came home drunk. (H)

VANESSA IS QUEEN MOMO: The Panaji Carnival Committee and the Directorate of
Tourism, besides presenting King Momo's float, will also present Queen
Momo's float at the parade on 1 March in Panaji. This year, the Queen Momo
will be 19-year-old Miss Vanessa Rodrigues, a Polytechnic student, from
Candolim. (GT)

VASCO CARNIVAL: The Vasco Carnival Committee and the Department of Tourism
will organise a four-day carnival programme. The grand float parade will be
held at 4 pm on March 3. (H)

MAN COMMITS SUICIDE: Prabhakar Gaonkar, a 45-year-old male servant at
Vastawada-Curchorem, is believed to have committed suicide by hanging
himself to the roof of a cowshed on Sunday (Feb 23) night. (H)

"BUDGET WILL BE COMMON MAN-FRIENDLY": The State government will seek to
consolidate its various schemes during the ensuing financial year
2003-2004. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said attention would be paid to
strengthen the schemes already in force. Guidelines will also be issued to
various departments pertaining to their expenditure patterns through the
year, so as to ensure better flow of resources. (GT)

"RAMPONKARS" MISSING: two ramponkars (traditional fishermen)Socorro Correia
and Gabriel Fernandeswho had gone on a regular fishing trip on February 19
in canoe off the Baina beach in Vasco, have been reported missing. (H)

"DHIRIO" AT ORLIM: It was a cat and mouse game between the police and two
bull owners, who were hellbent on matching their bulls. On Sunday noon in
the village of Orlim (in Salcette), two bull owners decided to have
"dhirio". Public gathered, but as it was about to start, police made their
appearance. Discreetly word was passed to shift the venue. So the public
dispersed only to gather at the decided site, where too the police
appeared. The crowd again dispersed to gather at a third place to watch the
bulls goring each other, and this time the police had no clue about it. (GT)

MOTORCYCLE ROBBERS ARRESTED: Two persons, who had stolen two motorcycles
and sold them by preparing forged documents, have been arrested by the
Mapusa police. The culprits are Mainardo D'Souza of Assagao and Hemant
alias Shabi Chodankar of Carona, Aldona. (GT)

ALTERNATE ENERGY SOURCES: The former director of the Centre for Tropical
Marine Ecology, University of Bremen, Germany, Prof G Hempel, said the
governments around the globe should not fight for an access to the ocean
oil reserves, but exploit alternate energy sources generated from wind,
solar and so on. Prop Hempel was delivering the inaugural address of the
2-day international workshop on "Biogeochemical Processes in the Northern
Indian Ocean", at the National institute of Oceanography. He observed that
the rampant extraction of oil from the ocean bed has adversely affected the
processes regulating the biological driven marine carbon-dioxide uptake,
also known as "Biological Pump". (NT)

RE-ASSESSMENT OF HOUSE TAX: Loutulim Gram Sabha members demanded
re-assessment of the house tax at the meeting held on Sunday. They alleged
that the former panchayat secretary had failed to survey the houses before
assessing the same. The demand was put forward by Ismael Monteiro and
supported by Franky Monteiro, Blaze Brito and others. (GT)

RS.26.60 LAKH TO PROVIDE WATER: The villagers of Morpirla and Fatorpa
panchayats will be provided water with tankers to meet their minimum
drinking water requirement. The State government would spend Rs.26.60 lakh
merely to transport water through tankers to these villages from march 1,
sources said. (NT)

GOA HIT-RAKHAN MANCH RALLY: The Goa Hit-Rakhan Manch, which has committed
itself to safeguard the interest of the locals, particularly the youth in
the field of employment, will be holding its first general public rally at
Panjim on 27 Ferbuary. This was announced by the Manch spokesman Prashant
Naik at a press briefing. The Manch has given a call to all people to
attend the rally and show their support for the causes it has been
espousing. (GT)

SCIENCE FIESTA: Soap bubbles, star gazing, science and miracles show, and
exciting demonstration of paper plane models will be part of the three-day
festival at the Goa Science Centre, Miramar, from 26 to 28 February. The
"Science Fiesta 2003 is the result of a decision of several institutions to
showcase their efforts in developing the nation by co-hosing the show in a
big was as part of Science Day celebrations. (GT)

RESPECT FOR ALL RELIGIONS: Alban Couto, (Retd) IAS officer, said that the
need of the hour is the respect for all religions and added that one must
uphold the constitution for the peace and progress of the nation. He was
addressing a symposium on "Towards Peace, Progress and Salvation" organised
by Jammat-e-Islami Hind, Karnataka and Goa at Margao recently. (H)

S P O R T S

GOA POLICE STUN SPORTING: In a major upset, unfancied Goa Police Sports
Club shocked strong contenders Haywards 2000 Sporting Clube de Goa 2-1 to
enter the finals of the SFA Invitational inter Club soccer tournament, at
SFA grounds, Sanquelim. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Feb: Quepem: ADELIN D'SOUZA, mother of Succor, Velcy and velina.
24 Feb: St Inez: MARIA VICTORIA ESTROCIO, wife of late Manuel, mother
of Estella/Livino, Gregory/Anna, Maria Luiza/Minguel, Milagrina/Custodio,
Francis/Cecilia.
24 Feb: Guirim: CECILIA FERRAO, wife of late Caetano, mother of Bingo,
Martha/Anthony, Liberata, Sabina, Britta, Clara and Alexander.
23 Feb: Margao-Borda; RAUL ROQUE ANASTACIO NORONHA VALADARES, husband
of late Analia, father of Rachel and Rossana.
24 Feb: Caranzalem: RAMA PEREIRA, husband of Kamal, son of Rosario,
father of Khush, Santosh and Leena.
24 Feb: Chimbel: MARIANA CONCESSAO DE JESUS FERRAO E DESA, wife of late
Carmo, mother of Lizarda/Peter D'Souza, Fatima Desa, Marcella/Late JosephGomes.
24 Feb: Dare-es-Salaam: HELENA GOMES, mother of Hussan & Zeenat, sister
of Iggy (Arusha), Agnelo & Domnic (Tanga), Tony Gomes(UK), Anna & Carmina
(Tanga), Dorothy (Dar), Candy (UK) and Eliza (Canada). Smpathy can reach
the family through: Hassan 0744-600738 / e-mail: hakha10us at yahoo.com
andZeenat 0744-263332 / e-mail: afra_tz at yahoo.com

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.3 deg C (79.3 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 32.2 deg C, Humidity: 63% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: There was a slight mist in the morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, WE-GT=Weekender-Gomantak Times

Website: HTTP://www.goacom.com
Daily Goacom News Clippings also at: http://www.goacom.com/news
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Joel D'Souza
2003-02-25 03:30:39 UTC
Permalink
GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
February 25, 2003

FACELIFT FOR GMC: The State cabinet approved the construction of a medicine
block, library and an auditorium with landscaping and parking facilities at
the Goa Medical College Hospital Complex, Bambolim. These infrastructural
facilities are in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the Medical
Council of India in view of the minimum requirements for 100 MBBS seats
annually in GMC. (GT)

FISHING BAN VIOLATION: The registration licences of 35 fishing vessels have
been suspended for a period of one month and hefty fines imposed for
blatant violations of the ban on fishing imposed during the monsoon season
last year. (H)

WOMAN SETS HERSELF ABLAZE: Mumtaj Bi, a 23-year-old housewife from
Zopadpatti-Baina, allegedly attempted to commit suicide on Sunday (Feb 23)
night, by setting herself ablaze, when her husband came home drunk. (H)

VANESSA IS QUEEN MOMO: The Panaji Carnival Committee and the Directorate of
Tourism, besides presenting King Momo's float, will also present Queen
Momo's float at the parade on 1 March in Panaji. This year, the Queen Momo
will be 19-year-old Miss Vanessa Rodrigues, a Polytechnic student, from
Candolim. (GT)

VASCO CARNIVAL: The Vasco Carnival Committee and the Department of Tourism
will organise a four-day carnival programme. The grand float parade will be
held at 4 pm on March 3. (H)

MAN COMMITS SUICIDE: Prabhakar Gaonkar, a 45-year-old male servant at
Vastawada-Curchorem, is believed to have committed suicide by hanging
himself to the roof of a cowshed on Sunday (Feb 23) night. (H)

"BUDGET WILL BE COMMON MAN-FRIENDLY": The State government will seek to
consolidate its various schemes during the ensuing financial year
2003-2004. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said attention would be paid to
strengthen the schemes already in force. Guidelines will also be issued to
various departments pertaining to their expenditure patterns through the
year, so as to ensure better flow of resources. (GT)

"RAMPONKARS" MISSING: two ramponkars (traditional fishermen)Socorro Correia
and Gabriel Fernandeswho had gone on a regular fishing trip on February 19
in canoe off the Baina beach in Vasco, have been reported missing. (H)

"DHIRIO" AT ORLIM: It was a cat and mouse game between the police and two
bull owners, who were hellbent on matching their bulls. On Sunday noon in
the village of Orlim (in Salcette), two bull owners decided to have
"dhirio". Public gathered, but as it was about to start, police made their
appearance. Discreetly word was passed to shift the venue. So the public
dispersed only to gather at the decided site, where too the police
appeared. The crowd again dispersed to gather at a third place to watch the
bulls goring each other, and this time the police had no clue about it. (GT)

MOTORCYCLE ROBBERS ARRESTED: Two persons, who had stolen two motorcycles
and sold them by preparing forged documents, have been arrested by the
Mapusa police. The culprits are Mainardo D'Souza of Assagao and Hemant
alias Shabi Chodankar of Carona, Aldona. (GT)

ALTERNATE ENERGY SOURCES: The former director of the Centre for Tropical
Marine Ecology, University of Bremen, Germany, Prof G Hempel, said the
governments around the globe should not fight for an access to the ocean
oil reserves, but exploit alternate energy sources generated from wind,
solar and so on. Prop Hempel was delivering the inaugural address of the
2-day international workshop on "Biogeochemical Processes in the Northern
Indian Ocean", at the National institute of Oceanography. He observed that
the rampant extraction of oil from the ocean bed has adversely affected the
processes regulating the biological driven marine carbon-dioxide uptake,
also known as "Biological Pump". (NT)

RE-ASSESSMENT OF HOUSE TAX: Loutulim Gram Sabha members demanded
re-assessment of the house tax at the meeting held on Sunday. They alleged
that the former panchayat secretary had failed to survey the houses before
assessing the same. The demand was put forward by Ismael Monteiro and
supported by Franky Monteiro, Blaze Brito and others. (GT)

RS.26.60 LAKH TO PROVIDE WATER: The villagers of Morpirla and Fatorpa
panchayats will be provided water with tankers to meet their minimum
drinking water requirement. The State government would spend Rs.26.60 lakh
merely to transport water through tankers to these villages from march 1,
sources said. (NT)

GOA HIT-RAKHAN MANCH RALLY: The Goa Hit-Rakhan Manch, which has committed
itself to safeguard the interest of the locals, particularly the youth in
the field of employment, will be holding its first general public rally at
Panjim on 27 Ferbuary. This was announced by the Manch spokesman Prashant
Naik at a press briefing. The Manch has given a call to all people to
attend the rally and show their support for the causes it has been
espousing. (GT)

SCIENCE FIESTA: Soap bubbles, star gazing, science and miracles show, and
exciting demonstration of paper plane models will be part of the three-day
festival at the Goa Science Centre, Miramar, from 26 to 28 February. The
"Science Fiesta 2003 is the result of a decision of several institutions to
showcase their efforts in developing the nation by co-hosing the show in a
big was as part of Science Day celebrations. (GT)

RESPECT FOR ALL RELIGIONS: Alban Couto, (Retd) IAS officer, said that the
need of the hour is the respect for all religions and added that one must
uphold the constitution for the peace and progress of the nation. He was
addressing a symposium on "Towards Peace, Progress and Salvation" organised
by Jammat-e-Islami Hind, Karnataka and Goa at Margao recently. (H)

S P O R T S

GOA POLICE STUN SPORTING: In a major upset, unfancied Goa Police Sports
Club shocked strong contenders Haywards 2000 Sporting Clube de Goa 2-1 to
enter the finals of the SFA Invitational inter Club soccer tournament, at
SFA grounds, Sanquelim. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Feb: Quepem: ADELIN D'SOUZA, mother of Succor, Velcy and velina.
24 Feb: St Inez: MARIA VICTORIA ESTROCIO, wife of late Manuel, mother
of Estella/Livino, Gregory/Anna, Maria Luiza/Minguel, Milagrina/Custodio,
Francis/Cecilia.
24 Feb: Guirim: CECILIA FERRAO, wife of late Caetano, mother of Bingo,
Martha/Anthony, Liberata, Sabina, Britta, Clara and Alexander.
23 Feb: Margao-Borda; RAUL ROQUE ANASTACIO NORONHA VALADARES, husband
of late Analia, father of Rachel and Rossana.
24 Feb: Caranzalem: RAMA PEREIRA, husband of Kamal, son of Rosario,
father of Khush, Santosh and Leena.
24 Feb: Chimbel: MARIANA CONCESSAO DE JESUS FERRAO E DESA, wife of late
Carmo, mother of Lizarda/Peter D'Souza, Fatima Desa, Marcella/Late JosephGomes.
24 Feb: Dare-es-Salaam: HELENA GOMES, mother of Hussan & Zeenat, sister
of Iggy (Arusha), Agnelo & Domnic (Tanga), Tony Gomes(UK), Anna & Carmina
(Tanga), Dorothy (Dar), Candy (UK) and Eliza (Canada). Smpathy can reach
the family through: Hassan 0744-600738 / e-mail: hakha10us at yahoo.com
andZeenat 0744-263332 / e-mail: afra_tz at yahoo.com

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.3 deg C (79.3 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 32.2 deg C, Humidity: 63% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: There was a slight mist in the morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, WE-GT=Weekender-Gomantak Times

Website: HTTP://www.goacom.com
Daily Goacom News Clippings also at: http://www.goacom.com/news
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow
Joel D'Souza
2003-02-25 03:30:39 UTC
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GOACOM DAILY NEWS CLIPPINGS
February 25, 2003

FACELIFT FOR GMC: The State cabinet approved the construction of a medicine
block, library and an auditorium with landscaping and parking facilities at
the Goa Medical College Hospital Complex, Bambolim. These infrastructural
facilities are in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the Medical
Council of India in view of the minimum requirements for 100 MBBS seats
annually in GMC. (GT)

FISHING BAN VIOLATION: The registration licences of 35 fishing vessels have
been suspended for a period of one month and hefty fines imposed for
blatant violations of the ban on fishing imposed during the monsoon season
last year. (H)

WOMAN SETS HERSELF ABLAZE: Mumtaj Bi, a 23-year-old housewife from
Zopadpatti-Baina, allegedly attempted to commit suicide on Sunday (Feb 23)
night, by setting herself ablaze, when her husband came home drunk. (H)

VANESSA IS QUEEN MOMO: The Panaji Carnival Committee and the Directorate of
Tourism, besides presenting King Momo's float, will also present Queen
Momo's float at the parade on 1 March in Panaji. This year, the Queen Momo
will be 19-year-old Miss Vanessa Rodrigues, a Polytechnic student, from
Candolim. (GT)

VASCO CARNIVAL: The Vasco Carnival Committee and the Department of Tourism
will organise a four-day carnival programme. The grand float parade will be
held at 4 pm on March 3. (H)

MAN COMMITS SUICIDE: Prabhakar Gaonkar, a 45-year-old male servant at
Vastawada-Curchorem, is believed to have committed suicide by hanging
himself to the roof of a cowshed on Sunday (Feb 23) night. (H)

"BUDGET WILL BE COMMON MAN-FRIENDLY": The State government will seek to
consolidate its various schemes during the ensuing financial year
2003-2004. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said attention would be paid to
strengthen the schemes already in force. Guidelines will also be issued to
various departments pertaining to their expenditure patterns through the
year, so as to ensure better flow of resources. (GT)

"RAMPONKARS" MISSING: two ramponkars (traditional fishermen)Socorro Correia
and Gabriel Fernandeswho had gone on a regular fishing trip on February 19
in canoe off the Baina beach in Vasco, have been reported missing. (H)

"DHIRIO" AT ORLIM: It was a cat and mouse game between the police and two
bull owners, who were hellbent on matching their bulls. On Sunday noon in
the village of Orlim (in Salcette), two bull owners decided to have
"dhirio". Public gathered, but as it was about to start, police made their
appearance. Discreetly word was passed to shift the venue. So the public
dispersed only to gather at the decided site, where too the police
appeared. The crowd again dispersed to gather at a third place to watch the
bulls goring each other, and this time the police had no clue about it. (GT)

MOTORCYCLE ROBBERS ARRESTED: Two persons, who had stolen two motorcycles
and sold them by preparing forged documents, have been arrested by the
Mapusa police. The culprits are Mainardo D'Souza of Assagao and Hemant
alias Shabi Chodankar of Carona, Aldona. (GT)

ALTERNATE ENERGY SOURCES: The former director of the Centre for Tropical
Marine Ecology, University of Bremen, Germany, Prof G Hempel, said the
governments around the globe should not fight for an access to the ocean
oil reserves, but exploit alternate energy sources generated from wind,
solar and so on. Prop Hempel was delivering the inaugural address of the
2-day international workshop on "Biogeochemical Processes in the Northern
Indian Ocean", at the National institute of Oceanography. He observed that
the rampant extraction of oil from the ocean bed has adversely affected the
processes regulating the biological driven marine carbon-dioxide uptake,
also known as "Biological Pump". (NT)

RE-ASSESSMENT OF HOUSE TAX: Loutulim Gram Sabha members demanded
re-assessment of the house tax at the meeting held on Sunday. They alleged
that the former panchayat secretary had failed to survey the houses before
assessing the same. The demand was put forward by Ismael Monteiro and
supported by Franky Monteiro, Blaze Brito and others. (GT)

RS.26.60 LAKH TO PROVIDE WATER: The villagers of Morpirla and Fatorpa
panchayats will be provided water with tankers to meet their minimum
drinking water requirement. The State government would spend Rs.26.60 lakh
merely to transport water through tankers to these villages from march 1,
sources said. (NT)

GOA HIT-RAKHAN MANCH RALLY: The Goa Hit-Rakhan Manch, which has committed
itself to safeguard the interest of the locals, particularly the youth in
the field of employment, will be holding its first general public rally at
Panjim on 27 Ferbuary. This was announced by the Manch spokesman Prashant
Naik at a press briefing. The Manch has given a call to all people to
attend the rally and show their support for the causes it has been
espousing. (GT)

SCIENCE FIESTA: Soap bubbles, star gazing, science and miracles show, and
exciting demonstration of paper plane models will be part of the three-day
festival at the Goa Science Centre, Miramar, from 26 to 28 February. The
"Science Fiesta 2003 is the result of a decision of several institutions to
showcase their efforts in developing the nation by co-hosing the show in a
big was as part of Science Day celebrations. (GT)

RESPECT FOR ALL RELIGIONS: Alban Couto, (Retd) IAS officer, said that the
need of the hour is the respect for all religions and added that one must
uphold the constitution for the peace and progress of the nation. He was
addressing a symposium on "Towards Peace, Progress and Salvation" organised
by Jammat-e-Islami Hind, Karnataka and Goa at Margao recently. (H)

S P O R T S

GOA POLICE STUN SPORTING: In a major upset, unfancied Goa Police Sports
Club shocked strong contenders Haywards 2000 Sporting Clube de Goa 2-1 to
enter the finals of the SFA Invitational inter Club soccer tournament, at
SFA grounds, Sanquelim. (H)

D E A T H S
24 Feb: Quepem: ADELIN D'SOUZA, mother of Succor, Velcy and velina.
24 Feb: St Inez: MARIA VICTORIA ESTROCIO, wife of late Manuel, mother
of Estella/Livino, Gregory/Anna, Maria Luiza/Minguel, Milagrina/Custodio,
Francis/Cecilia.
24 Feb: Guirim: CECILIA FERRAO, wife of late Caetano, mother of Bingo,
Martha/Anthony, Liberata, Sabina, Britta, Clara and Alexander.
23 Feb: Margao-Borda; RAUL ROQUE ANASTACIO NORONHA VALADARES, husband
of late Analia, father of Rachel and Rossana.
24 Feb: Caranzalem: RAMA PEREIRA, husband of Kamal, son of Rosario,
father of Khush, Santosh and Leena.
24 Feb: Chimbel: MARIANA CONCESSAO DE JESUS FERRAO E DESA, wife of late
Carmo, mother of Lizarda/Peter D'Souza, Fatima Desa, Marcella/Late JosephGomes.
24 Feb: Dare-es-Salaam: HELENA GOMES, mother of Hussan & Zeenat, sister
of Iggy (Arusha), Agnelo & Domnic (Tanga), Tony Gomes(UK), Anna & Carmina
(Tanga), Dorothy (Dar), Candy (UK) and Eliza (Canada). Smpathy can reach
the family through: Hassan 0744-600738 / e-mail: hakha10us at yahoo.com
andZeenat 0744-263332 / e-mail: afra_tz at yahoo.com

G O A W E A T H E R
Temp: 26.3 deg C (79.3 deg F) at 08.00 am in Assagao.
Max Temp: 32.2 deg C, Humidity: 63% (Official figures for yesterday)
Weather: There was a slight mist in the morning today.

Courtesy: H=Herald, NT=The Navhind Times, WE-GT=Weekender-Gomantak Times

Website: HTTP://www.goacom.com
Daily Goacom News Clippings also at: http://www.goacom.com/news
Monthly Webzine: http://www.goacom.com/goanow

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